Jamaica

Bolt in shock as friend Mason dies

Sprint superstar Usain Bolt was caught up in a fatal motorcycle crash in Jamaica which claimed the life of Germaine Mason, the British high jumper who won a silver medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, media reported.

May 21, 2017
May 21, 2017

Thompson stars at international athletics meet

Hometown hero Elaine Thompson puts on an impressive show against a strong field and Canada's Andre De Grasse win his first race on Jamaican soil at an international track meet in Kingston on Saturday.

April 22, 2017
April 22, 2017

Bolt in shock as friend Mason dies

Sprint superstar Usain Bolt was caught up in a fatal motorcycle crash in Jamaica which claimed the life of Germaine Mason, the British high jumper who won a silver medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, media reported.

November 4, 2016
November 4, 2016

Bolt to make Australia bow

Sprint superstar Usain Bolt will compete in Australia for the first time when he headlines an innovative team athletics event next year, he said on Friday.

August 20, 2016
August 20, 2016

Rio Olympics: Bolt praised by rivals

The runners who have lost to Usain Bolt for the past dozen years shower the Jamaican superstar with praise, after he completes his historic "triple-triple" in what he has said will be his final Olympics.

August 19, 2016
August 19, 2016

Rio Olympics: Usain Bolt factfile

Factfile on Usain Bolt after his victory in the 200m at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics Thursday.

August 18, 2016
August 18, 2016

Bolt advances, Gatlin crumbles

Usain Bolt will race the 200m final on Thursday after comfortably winning his semi-final, but there is no place for American rival Justin Gatlin as he fails to qualify.

August 17, 2016
August 17, 2016

Rio Olympics: McLeod brings Jamaica more glory

Jamaica unleashes a new sprint sensation as Omar McLeod takes the Rio Olympics 110m hurdles on Tuesday.

August 16, 2016
August 16, 2016

Two more to immortality

Everything stood still. Even the lottery draw in Jamaica was delayed, but Usain Bolt hit the jackpot last night, continuing his dominance in the sprints.

August 13, 2016
August 13, 2016

Rio Olympics: 'Good v Evil' again as Bolt, Gatlin ready for duel

The battle to be crowned world's fastest man takes centre stage at the Rio Olympics on Sunday with Usain Bolt facing another showdown with Justin Gatlin where the image of athletics will be on the line.

August 9, 2016
August 9, 2016

Rio Olympics: Samba and smiles as Bolt warms up

Shimmying amid a troupe of semi-naked samba dancers and wise-cracking with journalists, Usain Bolt is determined to bow out of the Olympics with a flourish.